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Slim’s Criminal Law News Nov 10 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

How a Canadian law meant to protect sex workers is making it harder for them to stay safe

VANCOUVER—Kerry Porth fondly remembers the day in 2013 when the Supreme Court of Canada made the landmark decision to strike down laws that criminalized doing sex work.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Mar 19 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Why an Ottawa professor says pimps keep sex workers safe

Pimps are necessary to arrange safe and efficient transactions between sex workers and clients, according to a University of Ottawa professor who says their work should be decriminalized in Canada.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Apr 28 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Online Vancouver ads seek sex in exchange for accommodation

The advertisement appeared in the rooms and shares section of an online classified website and offered “free rent for the right girl.”

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 20 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Decriminalisation of prostitution – Good or bad idea

Head to head: Why the purchase of sex should not be a criminal offence

Sex workers globally celebrated when Amnesty International recently passed a resolution to develop a policy on the decriminalisation of sex work.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Feb 17 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Must have the same counsel as Berlusconi

Didn’t know women at sex parties were prostitutes: Ex-IMF head

Dominique Strauss-Kahn played down on Tuesday his alleged role in sex parties with prostitutes, telling a French court he did not know they were being paid and that the frequency of the evenings had been wildly exaggerated.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 9 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Have we advanced in regards to protection of women and prostitution?

One year after Bedford: Where are we now?

It has been just over one year since the Bedford decision and sex workers have yet to see any significant benefits from the ruling.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 9

Is this what they mean by federal provincial cooperation?

Provinces could kill new prostitution law by refusing to enforce it

Could Ottawa’s new law on prostitution be dead on arrival? It is highly possible that opposition from provincial governments could see its provisions to prosecute johns and pimps, rather than sellers of sex, wither from lack of use.

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